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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for April 26th

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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for April 26th

Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, April 26th:

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (ABG): This automotive retailer has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.4% over the last 60 days.

Asbury Automotive’s shares gained 17.9% over the last one month against the S&P 500’s rise of 3.8%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN): This manufacturer of Invisalign clear aligners and iTero intraoral scanners has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.2% over the last 60 days.

Align’s shares gained 12.8% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

BlackRock, Inc. (BLK): This provider of investment management services has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5.9% over the last 60 days.

BlackRock’s shares gained 11.9% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

See the full list of top ranked stocks here.

Learn more about the Momentum score and how it is calculated here.

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